NMITA:Neogene Marine Biota of Tropical America

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Favia vokesae Budd and Johnson, 1998


Holotype: NMB D6017

Morphologic Description:
Colony size: small (<10cm)
Attachment of skeleton: attached
Epitheca: reduced
Wall development between buds: always
Symmetry of bud geometry: multi-directional
Calice or valley width: small (<5mm)
Calice relief: medium (2-4mm)
Calicular platform shape: u-shaped
Coenosteum: fused walls
Exothecal dissepiments: present
Number of septal cycles: >4
Septal spacing (per 5mm): >12
Relative septa thickness: unequal
Relative costae thickness: equal
Continuity of costae: continuous
Septal lobes: absent
Paliform lobes: absent
Columella continuity: continuous
Columella width: 1/2
Endothecal dissepiments: rare
Wall structure: septothecal
Double or single wall: single

Late Miocene : Cercado Fm., Rio Cana, Dominican Republic;
Early Pliocene to Late Pliocene : Seroe Domi Fm., St. Michiel ridges, Curacao;
Late Pliocene to Early Pleistocene : 259-272fbmp, BDP Core Unda, Bahamas;

Last updated on June 17, 1998-kgj.

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